If you want to be an outstanding gymnastics teacher, follow this guide. It will teach you what you need to know about being the best teacher you can be.
Women's surfing is taking off. Decades of strong waterwomen have paved the way for where the sport is today. From longboarders to shortboarders to big wave riders, these ladies know how to charge. Let's take a look at the top-performing female surfing athletes in the world.
Going to a BJJ class for the first time can be scary, but everyone was a beginner once! These tips will help you to get the most out of your first session.
Imagine getting free product and gear to use, travelling around the globe, skating all the best skateparks, and ultimately getting paid to do what you love: skateboarding!
BJJ is a fun sport that takes many years to master. Finding the right balance between training enough to build muscle memory, but taking enough time to recover & avoid injury is essential to success.
A guide to converting an old road race bike into a cyclocross racer whether you're using an old road racing frameset or a touring bike. It's pretty easy to create a budget CX bike
Here we explore the use of math in martial arts. Geometry and use of angles and shapes such as circles and triangles for movement and footwork, and physics for movement, power, and energy.
Natalie du Toit lost her leg in an accident at 17. After qualifying for the Bejing Games, she became the first amputee to swim in the Olympics in 2008.
Karate is a great art for both kids and adults that the entire family can enjoy. What do new students have to look forward to in rank, and what do their new belts mean?
A brief BJJ tutorial by Revolution BJJ owner Andrew Smith on countering the all-too-common hip switch half guard pass.
Schumacher was a seven-time world champion while Senna was ruthless and unparalleled. Both had a brief period of overlap on the F1 track. The rivalry could have been the next big thing if not for an unfortunate end.
Aikido is a peaceful martial art that focuses on using your mind in concert with your body in such a way that harnessing Ki energy becomes second nature.
Chemistry is an important element of the NASCAR racing industry. The drivers and their crew must not only understand the chemical science involved in making their cars run fast—they must also develop a personal chemistry, allowing for the direct and subliminal communication that brings out the best in both the car and the driver. Both of these aspects of NASCAR chemistry will be explored in this article.
Points to consider about the sport of skateboarding today. It is not only healthy but fun. Meet one individual who knows first-hand what makes this activity a positive experience at any age.
This will cover the steps leading up to your skater's first moves test. You'll find out where you can test, what you need to bring, and how the scheduling works.
Here we explore Karate games primarily designed for children in a Karate class, but they are an effective engagement for working with any group of children in various settings.
If you want to stop a fight before it has even started, then learning how to deliver a good and devastating hit in one strike will help. This article is about how to practice hitting the solar plexus to finish things quickly.
Practice balls are designed for players with limited time and space. Buying a few is a must if you want to improve your game.
I started martial arts (taekwondo) by chance in September of 2011. My love of learning artistic movement (and the frozen yogurt place next to my dojang) brought me there. The most valuable benefits, however, were things I never expected.
Three mainstays of Aikido weapons training are the Jo staff, Tanto knife and Bokken sword. Join me as we take a look at all three.
For success at gymnastics competitions, there are a number of important elements including consistent strength and stretching, a healthy diet, adequate sleep, and positive self-talk. Here's how you can accomplish each of these elements and have your best gymnastics meet ever!
Many parents have opted to put their children into martial arts classes as a positive activity for their personal growth and development. Find out why martial arts are good for kids.
Schumacher had claimed that he looked up to Senna as a teenager. But did that mean he looked up to him in every aspect? Let’s find out.
Sometimes, people die in the ring to provide entertainment and to fatten the bank accounts of promoters and hangers on.
Half guard is a valuable position in BJJ, one of the most common. Here, we cover fundamental bottom half-guard concepts.
A top 5 list of the best eras in professional wrestling history. Supporting evidence is given for each pick.
Sasha Banks has become one of the most talked-about wrestlers in all of the industry. Read on to learn about her incredible backstory.
This article highlights the career of legendary professional boxer, Roberto Duran, who, pound for pound, could have been the greatest boxer of all time.
Plan ahead to get reasonably priced tickets for next summer's Wimbledon championships. Here’s how to avoid the ticket touts and see live tennis.
A quick BJJ tutorial on how to pass the reverse De la Riva guard, featuring our old friend, the X-pass.
A lot of great tennis players have come and gone over the years. Ever wonder who is considered the greatest of all time? Here is my list of the top ten greatest men's tennis players of the Open Era.
Colorado is home to many beautiful, technical disc golf courses in the Denver area and beyond. Check out this list of both free and paid disc courses to visit.
This article examines the issues surrounding the question: Should boxing be banned? and looks at the arguments for and against that are used by people.
Find out how to build a golf studio and simulator in the comfort of your own home for less than $700. Never again will the weather or lack of sunlight prevent you from playing your favorite sport.
A basic BJJ instructional tutorial on how to pass the guard using the "knee cut" or "knee slide" guard pass technique.
Back in the day, there were many wrestling territories and Vince McMahon raided the territories in order to be the king of the mountain. He did whatever he could to decimate the competition.
A brief Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tutorial (videos and text) about how to maintain your guard against a long range pass.
The teachings of Aikido are those of self-control and finding inner peace and confidence. Learn more about the basics of Aikido.
A guide to the winning bicycles of the tour de france. Including Tour De France winning groupsets, wheel manufacturers and frame materials.
I think it goes without saying that our Founding Fathers were all for fighting for your rights and standing up to bullies. After all, they went up against an empire to secure their own rights and the rights of Americans. Some of them also happened to practice martial arts. Read on to find out more.
Build a set of micro-sized quarter pipes for your garage or basement. These 2-foot high quarters are the perfect size for sharpening your mini-ramp skills and learning new tricks.
These are some observations I saw during the fight. I personally enjoyed it and here are some notes you should consider.
Attending one of the four major golf tournaments is a big occasion, so you need to know how to dress and what to bring. Learn how to balance appropriate attire with comfort for the perfect spectator outfit. Find out which items you will need and which ones are prohibited.
Randall "Tex" Cobb was a character of epic and hilarious proportions. A championship contender, kickboxer, karate black belt, football player, actor, scholar, songwriter, bar-brawler, etc. This guy gave new meaning to the term renaissance man.
Practicing martial arts is an important part of many people's lives. Find out what the significance of training is.
People often wonder about the marvelous, wonderful, and sometimes magical world of competitive gymnastics. This is the truth about competitive gymnastics. This article details the good, the bad, and everything in between.
Kata is an integral part of the martial art of karate, but what is it? And what purpose does it serve?
Despite his son having a severe case of cerebral palsy, Dick Hoyt participated in marathon races as well as Ironman Triathlons and more with his son Rick. Their special relationship has inspired millions of people.
These tips and techniques, and a little preparation, could save your life. Reduce your chance of being a victim and know what to do in the event of an attack.
Have you ever heard of the sport called power tumbling? It is similar to gymnastics... but different! Read on to find out exactly what power tumbling involves, how it compares to traditional gymnastics and whether it is the right sport for you.
A brief BJJ tutorial with video and descriptions on how to set up the triangle choke from the scissor guard.
Judo has been a well-known martial art for centuries around the world. Where does it come from and what other martial arts are related to it and similar to it? Read on to find out!
Chuck Wepner was a professional boxer from Bayonne, New Jersey. His fight against Muhammad Ali in 1975 inspired Sylvester Stallone to make the movie “Rocky.”
The onscreen and real-life feud between Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels helped shape pro wrestling as we know it. Read about what made this one of the biggest wrestling rivalries of all time and it's impact on sports entertainment.
When grass isn't an option, a practice mat is an essential investment for the avid golfer. Here is a review of the top 5 golf practice mats for every budget.
Making a balance beam for gymnastics practice is not difficult. Details and instructions for building a simple and inexpensive balance beam.
The UFC has introduced leg reaches in their tale of the tape. Though not crucial, they can still have a slight influence on how a fight will play out.
This guide tells you how to set up and perform the rear naked choke to submit or KO your opponent. It's useful for martial artists and also people that want to learn a great self-defence move!
A brief BJJ tutorial featuring some alternatives to conventional defensive posture from the bottom of side control, and some sneaky ways out.
Long arm span or reach is an important physical attribute in boxing. A good percentage of boxing champions have enjoyed a significant reach advantage over most of their opponents.
When choosing a martial art for self-defense, obviously, you want one that has practical application in the street and other situations in which real-life attacks occur. You want a system that takes into account a good range of scenarios and uses...
A guide to how to ride a time trial. Featuring tips and techniques for faster cycling against the clock. Time trial equipment for faster riding and strategies to follow to improve bicycling performance.
Competitive girls gymnastics is organized into levels. Level 5 is the second compulsory level. Learn more about what is required in the USA gymnastics (USAG) program.
Mildred Burke began her career wrestling men at carnivals. She is a member of the WWE Hall of Fame and an inductee into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Some players do well in practice but struggle to perform in matches due to nerves. This article offers 10 tips to calm anxiety on the court.
In 1998, Ferrari was a distant shadow of the all-conquering McLaren F1 car. Michael Schumacher in a Ferrari was the only who could keep up and win. Find out more.
Many great female tennis players have graced the courts over the years. Ever wonder who the best of the best is? Here is my list of the top 10 female tennis players of the Open Era.
I have a lot of experience on the courts over the years. Here are my 12 singles tennis strategy tips to help you to improve your game.
Schumacher had an eventful end to the 1994 season after colliding with Hill. Hill collided twice in 1995 with Schumacher. 1996 was a new year but would the contest continue?
First time at a track and field meet or first time on a team? Here is a list of suggested items that you should be packing in your bag.
Okay, I'm assuming that it is the night before your big local tournament, club scramble, or club championship. These mental tricks are intended for golfers of all skill levels who want to shave a couple of strokes off of their game. After all, golf is about as mentally stringent as sports come.
Handball is a very challenging yet fun sport. In this article is a list of rules and terms used in handball I have compiled.
Many people who are new to golf may think the scorecard looks like a bunch of numbers with no rhyme or reason. Here are tips to help golf newbies read a scorecard.
Finding some good running shoes for overpronation can be a daunting task. This article takes a look at a few of my favorites and offers some reviews to help you find the right fit.
Although known as the peaceful martial art, Aikido does incorporate weapons training in its curriculum, most notably the Jo Staff. Discover some of the history behind the Jo.
Ape index compares an individual's arm span relative to their height. MMA fighters with a higher ape index have numerous advantages in their weight class.
A summary of the five most effective and practical martial art systems for self-defence and real-life situations
There are many skills that can advance the career of gymnasts. I've put together this list of ten core skills that will be exemplary building blocks for any athlete that wants to further their career in gymnastics.
Learn about pickleball, an outdoor game similar to table tennis, played on a badminton court with paddles and a whiffle ball. Read up on the rules of the game, a description of the court and equipment, and lots of resources for people looking for places to play, including leagues and tournaments.
If you’ve studied any variety of martial arts or self-defense options, chances are you’ve learned how to do a hip throw. The hip throw is designed primarily to avoid injury and get an attacker away from you quickly. As I grow older, I find...